Health History of Adolescents

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Health Screening History of Adolescent

Biographical Data James King is a 15 year old girl who appears to be healthy, though painfully thin for her age. Her parents are divorced and she lives with her mother in Weston, MA. The two of them travel together a great deal to New York City where James trains as a ballerina at the famous School of American Ballet. James sees her father in the summer time when she trains with Boston Ballet or at the ballet program at the North Carolina School of the Arts. James leads an incredibly structured life with set hours for school work and training, and has little time to just hang out with her friends. Her goals revolve entirely around the dance world and all of her ambitions are set high on eventually being accepted into the New York City Ballet.
Past Health History From time to time James has had to seek a doctor's care for injuries she has sustained related to dancing. For example, she's had sprained ankles, Achilles tendonitis, a few broken toes, and has recently sought medication for bouts of insomnia. Also recently she's complained of bruising on her legs as well as feeling extremely cold from time to time and the breakage of her nails.
Family Health History Her family health history is extremely positive. Nearly all of her immediate elderly relatives died of old age and there has been no serious illness or disease in her family. In regards to her behavioral health screening, her verbiage and mannerisms are all extremely…
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